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There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow to Stornoway by train, bus, ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus, ferry  •  9h 16m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal

$73 - $96

Cheapest option

Train, bus, ferry via Perth  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
  2. Take the train from Perth to Inverness
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...
  4. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal

$56 - $97

4 alternative options

Bus, ferry via Inverness, Bus Station  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal

$56 - $81

Bus, ferry  •  11h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Uig Pier 916 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Uig Skye Ferry Terminal to Tarbert
  3. Take the bus from Tarbert, Car Park to Stornoway, Cromwell Street W10

Fly from Glasgow  •  3h 42m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Stornoway (SYY) GLA - SYY

$88 - $268

Bus to Edinburgh, fly  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Stornoway (SYY) EDI - SYY

$91 - $324

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Stornoway is to bus and ferry which costs £40 - £65 and takes 9h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Stornoway is to fly which costs £65 - £210 and takes 3h 42m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Stornoway is 182 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Stornoway without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 9h 16m and costs £55 - £75.

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It takes approximately 9h 16m to get from Glasgow to Stornoway, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Stornoway Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Stornoway Airport.

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There are 117+ hotels available in Stornoway. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 18m and costs £7.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Stornoway.
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  • Distance: 181.7 miles
  • Duration: 9h 16m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Stornoway, Scotland?

Loganair flies from Glasgow to Stornoway 3 times a day.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Stornoway via Benbecula
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $24
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Uig Pier
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Hebridean Minibus Servic
Phone
+44 1851 709886
Email
admin@hebco.co.uk
Website
hebrideancoaches.co.uk
Bus from Tarbert, Car Park to Stornoway, Cromwell Street
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
hebrideancoaches.co.uk
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne
Phone
+44 (0)1475 650 397
Email
enquiries@calmac.co.uk
Website
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Uig Skye Ferry Terminal to Tarbert
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk

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